Devastation has been trending. How do we write about joy?
Maybe Love delights in coming into the least perfect situations.
A poem--and a blessing--for election season
How to press pause on all the striving and hail yourself for just being.
When all else fails, turn the goal on its side.
When times get hard—which right now is always—maybe do something absurd and fun for no reason.
If we could wave to our former selves from afar, who would we see?
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